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recourse

Noun

1 act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort" [syn: resort, refuge]
2 something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying" [syn: refuge, resort]

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  1. The act of seeking assistance or advice.

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